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Today, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) kicked off the first phase of its partnership with Colombia under the Agency’s Global Procurement Initiative: Understanding Best Value (GPI), with remarks from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, USTDA Director Leocadia I. Zak and Director General of Colombia Compra Eficiente Maria Margarita Zuleta. Over the course of the next three days...


The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Technical Information Service (NTIS) announced today that it has selected 35 organizations through a merit-based process as eligible to be joint venture partners (JVPs). Once partner agreements have been signed, the organizations, which include small and large companies, nonprofits and research groups, will be eligible to compete to work with NTIS on...


A strategic partnership with the USC Marshall Center for Global Supply Chain Management aimed at improving the global competitiveness of the nation’s supply chains was signed by U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on October 14 at the University Park campus.


U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews today announced he will lead representatives from 12 U.S. companies on a health care business development mission to Beijing and Chongqing, China, October 16-21. Acting Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Mary Wakefield will join the delegation in Beijing. This is the first time that HHS has participated in a...


U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced the Commerce Department will double the number of global markets serviced by its Digital Attaché program during her remarks at the Internet Association’s Second Annual Virtuous Circle Conference in Silicon Valley. Introduced as a pilot project earlier this year, the program currently covers the Association of Southeast Asian Nations,...


Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced the appointment of 34 members to the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (REEEAC). Initially established in 2010, the REEEAC is comprised of senior-level private-sector representatives that advise the Secretary of Commerce on the development and administration of programs and policies to expand the export...


Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman issued the following statement regarding discussions on September 28 in Kyiv to accelerate economic reform, build a better business climate for all companies and increase U.S.-Ukrainian bilateral trade and investment.


U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker has been designated by President Obama to lead a Presidential Delegation to Kyiv, Ukraine, for the Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Babyn Yar Massacre on September 29. While in Kyiv, September 28-29, Secretary Pritzker will also continue the Department’s high-level engagement with Ukrainian officials on economic reforms that will strengthen...


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